Articles tagged Ivy Bridge
Monday, January 28, 2013
Intel’s Next Unit of Computing Review: Desktop of the Future or Another Nettop?
Intel decided to give it a shot in the ultra-compact desktop systems market. And they immediately came up with a unique product: a miniature system case only 12x11x4 cm in size based on Core i3 processor. It boasts a truly impressive combination of features, but does it make practical sense to give us a large desktop box in favor of a tiny guy like that?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Roundup: Intel Core i3 Processors with Ivy Bridge Microarchitecture.
We continue talking about different desktop CPUs on third generation Core microarchitecture. Today we will discuss dual-core products: Core i3-3420, Core i3-3225 and Core i3-3220.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Roundup: Intel Core i5 Processors with Ivy Bridge Microarchitecture.
We have tested the entire third generation Core i5 processor line-up based on Ivy bridge microarchitecture including Core i5-3570K, Core i5-3570, Core i5-3550 and Core i5-3450 models. How much better are these newcomers than the good old Sandy Bridge CPUs?
Friday, July 6, 2012
Choosing the Best DDR3 SDRAM for Ivy Bridge.
Processor microarchitectures continue developing, and the DDR3 SDRAM frequencies continue growing. However, does it really make sense to use high-speed memory with contemporary Ivy Bridge processors? To answer this question we analyzed the influence of memory frequency and latencies on the performance of a contemporary LGA 1155 platform.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Intel HD Graphics 4000 and Intel HD Graphics 2500 Review.
Ivy Bridge processors didn’t really impress us that much, because they didn’t turn out that much more advanced than their predecessors. However, we haven’t yet had a chance to really dig into the performance and features of their graphics cores. Let’s make up for this omission and test their graphics. What if obtained results completely change our opinion about them?
Monday, April 23, 2012
Desktop Ivy Bridge. Intel Core i7-3770K and Core i5-3570K Processors Review.
A year and a half after the launch of the LGA 1155 platform Intel is updating its key component – the CPU. The new manufacturing process, improved microarchitecture and refreshed lineup – is it the coming of a new star?
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Intel Z77 Express Chipset Review.
New seventh series chipsets can’t boast too many innovations, however, their launch is accompanied by the introduction of a number of interesting technologies: Rapid Start, Smart Connect and Lucid Logix MVP. To get a better idea of all the features and functionality of the new platform we tested one of the first Intel Z77 based mainboards – Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Intel Ivy Bridge: Microarchitecture Details from IDF 2011.
IDF 2011 continues and this time we are ready to share some exciting details about the upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge processors, which promise us faster graphics, higher energy-efficiency, higher performance and a lot of other great features.